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Sport Wozniacki and Goerges pass stamina tests to reach Auckland final

12:25  06 january  2018
12:25  06 january  2018 Source:   omnisport.performgroup.com

Impressive Wozniacki eases past Brengle

  Impressive Wozniacki eases past Brengle World number three Caroline Wozniacki had little trouble in getting 2018 off to a winning start, easing past Madison Brengle in Auckland.World number three Caroline Wozniacki cruised into the last 16 at the Auckland Open, beating Madison Brengle for the loss of just three games.

Caroline Wozniacki was "exhausted" after beating American duo Sofia Kenin and Sachia Vickery on Saturday to set up an Auckland Open final against Julia Goerges . Two days of rain put the quarter- finals back to the weekend and Wozniacki was able to pass the test of stamina

The top two seeds will meet in the Auckland Open final after Caroline Wozniacki and Julia Goerges both won twice in a day.

CarolineWozniackicropped: World number three Caroline Wozniacki © Provided by Omnisport World number three Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki was "exhausted" after beating American duo Sofia Kenin and Sachia Vickery on Saturday to set up an Auckland Open final against Julia Goerges.

Two days of rain put the quarter-finals back to the weekend and Wozniacki was able to pass the test of stamina, getting past teenage wildcard Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 to reach the last four after a short weather delay in the final set.

The top seed, full of confidence after ending last season with her biggest tournament victory at the WTA Finals, then ended qualifier Vickery's run to move into the title decider.

Halep seals top Melbourne seeding

  Halep seals top Melbourne seeding Simona Halep beat Duan Ying-Ying in the second round of the Shenzhen Open and secure top seeding for the Australian Open.World No 1 Simona Halep recovered from a set down to beat Duan Ying-Ying in the second round of the Shenzhen Open and secure top seeding for this month's Australian Open.

The top two seeds will meet in the Auckland Open final after Caroline Wozniacki and Julia Goerges both won twice in a day. Two days of rain put the quarter- finals back to the weekend and Wozniacki was able to pass the test of stamina , getting past teenage wildcard Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 to reach the

duo Sofia Kenin and Sachia Vickery on Saturday to set up an Auckland Open final against Julia Goerges . Two days of rain put the quarter- finals back to the weekend and Wozniacki was able to pass the test of stamina , getting past teenage wildcard Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 to reach the last four after

Vickery, the world number 122, shocked fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 6-2 in the quarter-finals, but went down 6-4 6-4 to Denmark's Wozniacki.

"I'm exhausted, if I'm being honest," said world number three Wozniacki. "It's a tough start to the season - you kind of feel it after the first match...in the back, and the legs, and then we didn't play for a couple of days, and I said, 'Oh, it's nice.'

"Then coming out here and playing three sets this morning, and then two sets when we ran a lot - I'm not 17 anymore, I can feel it for sure!"

Second seed Goerges saw off Polona Hercog 6-4 6-4 before also sealing a straight-sets victory over Su-Wei Hsieh, winning 6-1 6-4.

Auckland rain delays quarter-finals

  Auckland rain delays quarter-finals Inclement weather meant no play was possible in the Auckland Open on Thursday, so the quarter-finals will be staged on Friday.Persistent rain put paid to the Auckland Open quarter-finals being staged on Thursday.

The top two seeds will meet in the Auckland Open final after Caroline Wozniacki and Julia Goerges both won twice in a day. Two days of rain put the quarter- finals back to the weekend and Wozniacki was able to pass the test of stamina , getting past teenage wildcard Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 to reach the

duo Sofia Kenin and Sachia Vickery on Saturday to set up an Auckland Open final against Julia Goerges . Two days of rain put the quarter- finals back to the weekend and Wozniacki was able to pass the test of stamina , getting past teenage wildcard Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 to reach the last four after

The in-form German will be going for a third consecutive title on Sunday, having won in Moscow and Zhuhai on her previous two outings last October.

Wozniacki: I have nothing to lose .
After saving two match points in the second round, Caroline Wozniacki is feeling confident at the Australian Open.Caroline Wozniacki feels like she has nothing to lose at the Australian Open after cruising into the quarter-finals on Sunday.

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